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Botanical Colour at your Fingertips by Rebecca Desnos
I have a slight obsession with natural dyeing. And this book is the answer to all of my questions. Do you love plants? Do you love crafting? Would you like to dye your own fabric, yarn or clothing? Learn the relaxing art of botanical dyeing with natural dyer, Rebecca Desnos. Connect with nature and open your eyes to the colour potential of plants. Discover how to: • produce a wide palette of colours, including pink from avocados, yellow from pomegranates and coral from eucalyptus leaves. • extract dye from just about any plant from the kitchen, garden or wild. • use the ancient method of soya milk mordanting to achieve rich and long-lasting colour on plant fibres, such as cotton and linen. • produce reliable colours that withstand washing and exposure to light. If you enjoy sewing, knitting or any other fibre craft, this is the book for you.